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Colorado Girl Staves Off Bubonic Plague, Gains Unfair Advantage in…

The bubonic plague, which helped build most of 14th century Europe's character, probably wiped out Constantinople in 542, and is the primary antagonist in both a pretty sweet novel about New Orleans called A Recent Martyr by Valerie Martin as well as a pretty sweet movie about New Orleans called Panic in the Streets,… » 9/05/12 9:15pm 9/05/12 9:15pm

Hillary Wins Big In Thrilling Plot Twist, Oh Yay!

Oh Hell no! (Or put another way, Hell no.) Howwwww much longer can this go one? Until quality secure green collar jobs are found for the cast of The Hills? Until, oh ha ha ha, "Hill freezes over"?? (Hey, by the way, that's already happening to Obama's superdelegates!) Maybe until everyone dies like in the Decameron.… » 3/05/08 10:00am 3/05/08 10:00am

HPV: The Bubonic Plague Of The MySpace Generation

Am I alone in having fear put into my heart by those Gardasil commercials that tell me that I am definitely going to get human papillomavirus and die of cervical cancer? After all, 50% of Americans have HPV and 80% of American women will have contracted it by age 50, and, of course we're all aware of the fact that… » 8/01/07 2:30pm 8/01/07 2:30pm